Malignant Melanoma, Vulva



Malignant Melanoma, Vulva


Maria Angelica Selim, MD










Malignant melanoma of the vulva image may form a polypoid mass that can show hemorrhage and necrosis.






Malignant melanoma can present as a large, flat, irregularly shaped, hyperpigmented macule image associated with satellite lesions image.


TERMINOLOGY




ETIOLOGY/PATHOGENESIS



Familial



  • CDKN2A and CDK4 mutations



    • Linked to cases of familial melanoma


    • Only account for a small percentage of familial melanoma cases


Jul 7, 2016 | Posted by in PATHOLOGY & LABORATORY MEDICINE | Comments Off on Malignant Melanoma, Vulva
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